hike up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hike up pull up "He hitched up his socks and pants"
    • v hike up increase "The landlord hiked up the rents"
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Quotations

  • Richard Dreyfuss
    Richard Dreyfuss
    “My worst fear is that I'll end up living in some run-down duplex on Wilshire wearing pants hiked up to my nipples and muttering under my breath.”

Usage

In literature:

Give my job to the little Wheatly girl, and tell her to quit writing poetry, and hike up her dress in the back.
"In Our Town" by William Allen White
She wanted a little car of her own, but I didn't think she could keep up with me, not on a long hike.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
Why don't you make a long hike and go up there?
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
Why not take a hike into the hills and round up the boy?
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
They'll hike, and hunt burros and go out across the desert; but anything that calls for a few taps of work they'll pass it right up, every time.
"Silver and Gold" by Dane Coolidge
Ef yer ready ter ride we'll heave yer up an' hike.
"The Portal of Dreams" by Charles Neville Buck
Every fellow held up his hand when Thad put the question as to whether they should continue the mountain hike.
"The Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge" by Herbert Carter
It seemed to leap up after him, hike a beast amused with a ghastly play.
"Avery" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
The next night found the little party encamped an eight hours' hike up the side of another glacial-polished slope.
"Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee
We had a good night's sleep, but the next morning we were hiked up on a mountain, where we were issued English gas-masks.
"History of Ambulance Company Number 139" by Various
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In poetry:

When I hiked up to Craigie Hill
And looked to the east and west;
“In all the world” I said to myself,
“My home lands are the best.”
"Patriotism" by William Soutar
When I hiked up to Craigie Hill
And from the heights looked down;
“There is no place” I said to myself,
“More fine than our small town.”
"Patriotism" by William Soutar
If you want to pick flowers, you have to hike.
Climbing up, don't worry about your weary bones.
Pluck the low branches, pull down the high.
Enjoy alike the spent blossoms, the tight buds.
"Picking Flowers" by Ho Xuan Huong

In news:

House Speaker John Boehner says there's been no progress in negotiations on how to avoid the fiscal cliff of tax hikes and spending cuts and he called on President Barack Obama to come up with a new offer.
No property tax hike is included in the budget, which is up by 3.9 percent from this year's due to growth in tax revenues and fees.
Straphangers will pay $112 for a monthly MetroCard — up $8 from the current price — under the MTA's final proposed fare-hike plan, sources told The Post.
It's for when you pull over and hike up a hill to capture a Twitter-worthy sunset or lie on the sand to watch dolphins playing in the ocean.
Skiers and snowboarders hike up Brighton Resort to take advantage of fresh snow Saturday, Nov 10, 2012.
Now that the proposed hike in Missouri's cigarette tax has gone up in smoke, will they try it again.
"For 25 years or more, people have been hiking up ski mountains during the full moon ," Hanle said.
This hike in ambulance fees is being put in place to keep up with the rising costs of Medicare and Medicaid.
Madison utility's profit up 12% on rate hike, heat wave .
Madison utility's profit up 12% on rate hike, heat wave.
Straphangers will pay $112 for a monthly MetroCard — up $8 from the current price — under the MTA's final proposed fare- hike plan, sources told The Post.
It's now been about one week since a Staunton man went missing on a hike, and search crews haven't given up on him yet.
With 1,700 miles of trails for you to explore, some at lower elevations, others at higher altitudes, this pristine wilderness offers up some exceptional autumn hikes .
Hard to pass up the opportunity for a quick hike up Panther Mountain after work to watch the sun go down.
After a 5-day hike up one of the worlds tallest mountains -Mount Kilimanjaro .
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